Cyprus cats out in the cold as pandemic bites

Abandoned cats gather at Tala Cats rescue centre, on land owned by the Ayios Neofytos Monastery, in the Cypriot village of Tala near Paphos on January 5, 2021. At a cat sanctuary set in picturesque hills near Paphos on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, volunteers are grappling with a surge in abandonments they blame on the coronavirus pandemic. / AFP / Etienne TORBEY





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